Online browser for Clementine and Lunar Orbiter imagery.
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The Clementine 750 nm Base Map data is a greyscale image representing the albedo (brightness of the lunar surface) as measured at the 750 nm wavelength by the UV/Vis camera. This lunar base map is a radiometrically and geometrically controlled, photometrically modeled global image mosaic compiled using more than 43,000 images from the 750 nanometer filter observations of the Ultraviolet/Visible camera onboard the Clementine Spacecraft. The final NASA PDS archive (volumes CL_3001 through CL_3015) was produced in July, 1997 by the USGS Astrogeology Research Program in cooperation with University of Arizona (Lunar and Planetary Laboratory) and Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. The resulting image was warped using a 6th order polynomial to conform to the ULCN2005 control network.
Lunar Orbiter Mosaic:
This Lunar Orbiter global digital mosaic was constructed using data aquired by LO III, IV and V; High- and Medium- Resolution cameras that were projected to Equirectangular projection at 512 pixels/degree (~59.0 meters/pixel). A high pass boxfilter was applied to the individual frames before mosaicking in order to normalize the relative brightness. The results emphasize the high-frequency data by retaining only 10% of the low-frequency brightness variation.
Lunar features on map:
Blue labels: Sinus, mare/maria, lacus, palus/paludes, planitia/planitiae, oceanus/oceani
Brown labels: Rupes, mons/montes, catena/catenae, dorsum/dorsa, promontorium/promontoria
Green labels: Vallis/valles, rima/rimae
Orange labels: Crater
White labels: satellite features
Turquoise labels: Apollo landing sites